Mechanic

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

Scholarships 

With an eye towards developing the Porsche service technicians of the future, the Oregon Region PCA has given annual scholarships of $1,500 to an Automotive Service Technology student at each of 3 metro-area community colleges:

Clackamas Community College Foundation – Check out: Clackamas Community College Scholarships
Mt. Hood Community College Foundation – Check out: Mount Hood Community College Scholarships
Portland Community College Foundation – Check out: Portland Community College Scholarships

Use the links above to research the college’s foundation for eligibility information and the application process.

Grants to High School Automotive Programs 

In order to help students in the K-12 system the Oregon Region PCA offers a competitive grant of up to $1,000 to high school automotive programs to enable them to purchase equipment and or tools they need to enhance their training program.

Eligible High Schools (Year – amount awarded)
1 Alliance High School at Meek Campus
2 Aloha High School
3 Benson High School
4 David Douglas High School
5 Estacada High School
6 Gresham High School
7 Hillsboro High School
8 McNary High School
9 Reynolds High School  (2017 – $1,000)
10 Sabin-Schellenberg Professional-Technical Center
11 Sandy High School
12 Silverton High School  (2019 – $1,000)
13 St. Helens High School  (2016 – $500) (2018 – $1,000) (2019 – $1,000)
14 The Dalles High School  (2016 – $500)
15 Tigard High School
16 Battle Ground High School
17 Cascadia Technical Academy  (2018 – $1,000)
18 Kelso High School  (2017 – $1,000) 
19 Prairie High School
20 Woodland High School

The application timeline is:
Dec 1 — Announcement letter sent to each school principal
Jan 15 — Email sent to all High School automotive instructors in the ORPCA region
Mar 20 — Deadline for the return of the application
Apr 20 — ORPCA notifies Grant recipient and other applicants
Sep 15 — The grant recipient notifies ORPCA that equipment purchase is complete and integrated into the curriculum

For questions on either of these opportunities please email Gary Koppang

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